Sochi Olympics Most Expensive Ever

SOCHI, Russia (CNN) — The little-known Russian town of Sochi is preparing to host the most expensive Olympic Games ever. The staggering price tag of about $50 billion includes a major upgrade to Sochi’s infrastructure. It outstrips the $40 billion China is thought to have spent on the Beijing summer games, and it’s more than … Continue reading »

OSU Holds Panel on Sochi Winter Olympics

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Winter Olympics begin next month in Sochi and they’re shedding light on homosexuality laws in Russia. A panel at Oregon State University is talking to the public Wednesday afternoon about current Russian laws. One panelist, William Husband, says one of the goals of the discussion is to address misconceptions Americans have … Continue reading »